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Vancouver Island Events

Feb 23, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 to Apr 10, 2019
100

Take the 100 Day ART Challenge – January 1 – April 10th by creating something every day. Paint, sketch, photograph, write, just create in a way that feels right for you and post it daily. Don’t give up even if you miss a day or two. Keep at it. You’ll be amazed at the progress you make during the 100 days.
Post your creation each day for all to enjoy and to watch the progress.
www.facebook.com/groups/623072704791065/ or type in 100 Day Art Challenge– Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery 2019 in the search lin...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jan 1, 2019
End:Apr 10, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:Different locations throughout the community
Phone:250-245-1252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 22, 2019 to Feb 23, 2019
vau

15th Annual A Night at the Palace - A Night of Vaudeville and Burlesque

Live at the Errington Hall February 15, 16, 22 and 23 featuring Burlesque, Comedy, Dance, Music, Drama and More!

Tickets go on sale Sunday January 20th from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Errington Hall. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the Errington General Store and potentially online.

Tickets $25 and $27.50 online (if available). Doors at 7:30pm & Show at 8:00 PM

Proceeds from this event pays for the repair and opera...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 22, 2019
End:Feb 23, 2019
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Cost:$25
 
Feb 23, 2019
fire

Song and dance, music and comedy, vaudeville and some burlesque all performed by enthusiastic locals. It’s unique and loads of fun. Refreshments from the kitchen. *Ticket sales times and location to be announced.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Apr 3, 2019
vi

Part of the Art @ the Vancouver Island Conference Centre Presented by Nanaimo Arts Council Series, “All About Animals” features photography, paintings and metal art by local artists from Vancouver Island. Show Runs Feb 7th to April 3rd, 2019 at the Pipers Lagoon Lobby in the Conference Centre main level – 80 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Category:Art
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Apr 3, 2019
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-729-3947
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 4, 2019 to Feb 27, 2019
cloud

Carole Reid’s show is about home, going home, leaving home, “Home Sweet Home”.
She is looking at what home means to her here on earth and in the future and the afterlife.
She is hoping it will stir conversation between the viewer and herself regarding our home life experiences and future dreams or expectations.
The work has been created on paper, card and canvas.
There will be an opportunity for everyone to add their drawing of “Home” to one of the pieces on display.
Opening Reception, Friday, Febr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 4, 2019
End:Feb 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:78 Wharf Street Nanaimo
Location:78 Wharf Street Gallery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
cloud

The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Walk with the Island Crisis Care Society and continue to help them support the most vulnerable people in Oceanside. We have formalized a Homelessness/Housing Outreach Support Team (HOST) from different agencies who support the clients collaboratively.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:4:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street Parksville
Location:Knox United Church (Parksville)
Cost:Pledge or Donation
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
skate

Disco Light Skate for all ages
Catch dance fever under the disco lights at Oceanside Place Arena. The flashing lights and pumping music will take you back in time on Saturday February 23rd from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Regular admission. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Family
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:30pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy Parksville,
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
school

Fun activities inspire confidence, healthy relationships and community awareness. Nutritious snacks are provided as well as transportation from Oceanside and Springwood Elementary Schools to the Community Services Centre in Parksville. Pre-registration is required.

Details
Category:Family
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
lions

Meat Draws every Saturday at the Rocking Horse Pub from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (except for summer break)
Category:Events
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 20, 2019 to Mar 2, 2019
nutri
with Charlotte Crowley Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Join me for a fun and informative talk on how you can improve your HEART health, naturally, with foods and lifestyle changes. LEARN Practical tips to keep your HEART healthy and strong as you age. By cash donation, part proceeds to Parksville Qualicum Beach SPCA. Please pre-register: healthywisdom@shaw.ca or 250.951.2538
Category:Workshop
Start:Feb 20, 2019
End:Mar 2, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Room 9 Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Commons
Phone:(250) 951-2538
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
art

Parksville Uncorked 2019 Wine & Food & Beer Festival

It’s time to raise your glass and toast the exceptional wines, beers, ciders and cuisine of British Columbia at the 11th annual Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival this February 21-24, 2019.

Those seeking to escape for the ultimate culinary getaway will want to save the date and experience this four day festival that showcases BC’s best. Festival goers will sample best brews, spirits, ciders and sip fine wines, plus enjoy gourme...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 21, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 18, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
her

Heritage: The Tie That Binds
Heritage reaches back in time to tell stories of our near and distant pasts, to describe our present and to foretell our future.
These stories are the threads that interweave memory, culture, place, and practice. As we listen and learn, gaining knowledge from elders and experiences, richer stories are told and cultures are described. A complex, interconnected world is revealed, as people and place are woven into a detailed tapestry of history and heritage.
This Heritage Wee...more info
Category:Events
Start:Feb 18, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:5:00am
Location:Various Locations in Your Community
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
QB%20market
Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market - a great way to start your Saturday morning. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong resident, a visit to Veteran's Way and Memorial is where you'll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork, as well as a wide range of local crafts. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Markets
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
mac

Rainshadow Art Exhibition at The MAC

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Errington painter Kimberly Miller, featuring beautiful landscapes and florals from the Mount Arrowsmith watershed region.

A sense of home.

This group of paintings is inspired by the setting that means the most to me: home. I live where the farmland meets the forest and the salmon streams meet the mighty Englishman River. Evidence of the giant old growth forest still exists in this area, where settlers long ago recogniz...more info
Category:Art
Start:Feb 1, 2019
End:Feb 24, 2019
Time:Tues-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
swim

Come join us for a swim on Mondays and Wednesday 8:00pm-9:00pm, as well as Saturdays 7:00am-8:00am. Register at any time by contacting c.u.at.the.pool@gmail.com.
Category:Art
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 23, 2019
cross

Be prepared; get trained with a two day course in first aid and cardiopulmonary (CPR C) skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years.
Qualicum Commons, on Saturday and Sunday, February 23rd and 24th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $159. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs onl...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Avenue Qualicum Common
Location:Qualicum Commons, RDN Activity Room 12
Cost:$159
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
school

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 14, 2019 to Mar 3, 2019
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Second Chances: The Musical

"an electrifying and original play". Music by Nico Rhodes, script and lyrics by David Jewell, Second Chances: The Musical showcases the island's favourite singing and dancing actors, plus a live three-piece band.

The setting is New York City, 1955. An off Broadway theatre struggles with only two weeks until the opening night of their production Ole Louisiana. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger sets in motion a series of unpredictable events.

Second Chance...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 14, 2019
End:Mar 3, 2019
Time:7:30pm (Wed-Sat evening shows); 2:00pm (Sunday matinees)
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$25 adults, $22 seniors, $15 student (with i.d)
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
self

Self Help by Norm Foster is a farce like no other. Meet the Savages, two second rate actors who have given the theatre the cold shoulder to become renowned self-help gurus. However in true farce fashion, not everything goes according to plan! Soon the couple’s newly found fame and fortune quickly unravels into a farcical comedy of errors as they struggle to maintain their new lifestyle.

You’ve heard that laughter is good for the soul! Prepared to leave feeling revitalized!
Category:Workshop
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
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The last Saturday of every month will be a themed Drop-In! The regular exploration of the studio will still be available with the themed activity as a bonus to our many hands-on science exhibits. This month explore our hands-on activities related to space! Our usual great exhibits will also be available. Saturday 10:00am to noon. $5/child (adults free). All ages welcome. No pre-registration necessary.
Category:Events
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Cost: $5/child (adults free
Phone: 1-778-268-2289
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 23, 2019
palins

Real Canadian Music with Celtic, Bluegrass and Folk Flavors.
Category:Concerts
Date:Feb 23, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 15, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
sound

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family singers, this thrilling and inspirational family musical follows the romantic story of Captain Von Trapp and governess Maria as they fall in love and bring a family together, during the turbulent and frightening time preceeding World War II. When Nazis demand the immediate enlistment of the Captain, this couples love and courage helps them narrowly escape over the Austrian mountains with their seven children. Their story comes to life onstage with beloved ...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Feb 15, 2019
End:Apr 6, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre Festival
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site


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